Farewell, Owen

Highly-respected former Queenstown man Owen Genty-Nott, who founded the resort's ambulance and chopper rescue services, died in Mt Maunganui last Thursday, aged 84. Back in 1974, Owen brought his wife Merle and children Clinton and Danielle from Papua New Guinea...

Gone too soon

A creative, fun-loving Queenstowner, best known for his pioneering video and TV productions, died suddenly this week on his wedding anniversary. Devoted husband and family man Pete Townsend was also a successful accommodation operator in more recent years. Universally known as...